Former UMaine hockey coach Tim Whitehead has led his Kimball Union Academy team  to the NEPSAC championship. His team defeated the Dexter School 5-1 to win the so called Piatelli/Simmons Small School Championship Sunday afternoon.

Kimball Union is located in Meriden, New Hampshire. His Wildcats finish with a 26-6-5 record and won their last 11 games in their title run. Whitehead's team had 16 new players on the team. Five different players scored a goal in the championship game.

Whitehead spent his first year as head coach at Kimball Union after being released as UMaine coach last spring with one year left on his contract. Whitehead was behind the Maine bench for 12 seasons (250-171-54).